Eurozone returns to growth in Q2


The eurozone returned to economic growth in the second quarter of the year, according to early estimates published today (August 17) by Eurostat.

The region’s GDP increased by 2% quarter on quarter, following a 1.3% decline in the first quarter of 2021. Compared with the second quarter of 2020, the block’s GDP has expanded by 13.6%.

By way of comparison, the US economy increased quarter on quarter by 1.6% between April and June 2021, following a 1.5% increase in the first quarter of the year

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